Grant Kirkhope

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Birthday
10, 1962
Birthplace
Edinburgh, Scotland
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
Edinburgh, Scotland

About

Scottish-born composer known mainly for his video game soundtracks. For his work on the 2007 game Viva Pinata, he earned a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) nomination.

Before Fame

After studying at England's Royal Northern College of Music, he played with a United Kingdom jazz band called Zoot and the Roots.

Trivia

He worked for Rare, Ltd., an English video game company, from 1995-2008.

Family Life

He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and raised in North Yorkshire, England. He later moved to the United States, settling in Los Angeles, California.

Associated With

He performed many of his video game soundtrack compositions on an electric guitar given to him by Eddie Van Halen.